Angus Sinclair

World's End Murders

  Active for 18 years
(1961-1978) in United Kingdom

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

8

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Angus Sinclair (Angus Robertson Sinclair) a Scottish serial killer known as the World's End Murderer. The World's End Murders refers to the murder of two teenage girls in 1977. Both victims were last seen alive leaving The World's End pub in Edinburgh's Old Town. Sinclair was convicted of the murders of four females and believed to have murdered a total of eight victims. In 1961, Sinclair murdered his eight-year-old neighbor in Glasgow when he was just sixteen-years-old. He was acquitted of the World's End Murders in 2007 under controversial circumstances. He was re-tried and convicted of both murders in 2014. Angus Sinclair was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of thirty-seven years.

Angus Sinclair Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Angus Sinclair (aka) World's End Murders, was active for 18 years between 1961-1978, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Sinclair married Sarah Hamilton in 1970. He had at least one son with his wife Sarah Hamilton in 1972.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1961 Angus Sinclair started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and son in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, where Sinclair was known to work as a serial killer.

He was convicted on August 31st 1982, sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Angus Sinclair died on March 11th 2019, cause of death: undetermined, a Fatal Accident Inquiry will be held in due course at HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Profile Completeness: 69%
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Angus Sinclair has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 months ago.

Angus Sinclair a known:

Angus Sinclair
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-14 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Angus Sinclair
Nickname: World's End Murders
Victims: 4 - 8
Years Active: 1961 - 1978
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Life Span:      - 2019
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual, pedophile
Marital Status: married Sarah Hamilton in 1970
Children: at least one son with his wife Sarah Hamilton in 1972
Living With: his wife and son in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Family Name: Sinclair
Given Name: Angus
Birth Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: Aug 31, 1982
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Mar 11, 2019
Cause of Death: undetermined, a Fatal Accident Inquiry will be held in due course
Death Location: HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Angus Sinclair

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Angus Sinclair. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1961
Angus Sinclair started his serial killing spree. #1961
1978
Angus Sinclair ended his serial killing spree. #1978
Aug 31 1982
Angus Sinclair was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom.  #19820831
Mar 11 2019
Angus Sinclair died. cause of death: undetermined, a Fatal Accident Inquiry will be held in due course at HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom. #20190311
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
rape TRUE 447
bound TRUE 401
strangle TRUE 437
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Angus Sinclair

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Angus Sinclair)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Angus Sinclair

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266

The World's End Murders is the colloquial name given to the murder of two teenage girls, Christine Eadie, 17, and Helen Scott, 17, in Edinburgh, in October 1977. The case is so named because both victims were last seen alive leaving The World's End pub in Edinburgh's Old Town. The only person to stand trial accused of the murders, Angus Sinclair, was acquitted in 2007 in controversial circumstances.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. World's End Murders on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Angus Robertson SINCLAIR on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  3. Q8035219 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
  4. World's End serial killer Angus Sinclair dies on www.bbc.com, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
  5. Jane Hamilton, World's End serial killer Angus Sinclair 'certainly' murdered three other women on www.mirror.co.uk, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
Internal References

Angus Sinclair is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #37 of 62 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  2. #67 of 649 [ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  3. #196 of 249 [ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #237 of 305 [ Page 16 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #316 of 649 [ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #489 of 649 [ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #545 of 649 [ Page 37 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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